In spite of her fear of animals and water, Kristen Tracy grew up wanting to be a marine biologist — a career that is a far cry from her current line of work.
Choosing an exterior paint color is an intimidating exercise. Looking at those minuscule swatches and picturing what any one color will look like spread over your entire house is tough. It really feels like a make-or-break decision as far as the curb appeal of your house is concerned.
TVLAND — Some TV intros are things you dread and can't wait to skip (Full House, anyone?). They’re silly and long and annoying. But others — the good ones — even end up on your drive-to-work playlists.
PHYSICSVILLE — As any loyal viewer of the TV show “Breaking Bad” knows, magnets are awesome.
Every time I travel abroad, I prepare myself for the inevitable:
As a registered dietitian, one of the most common requests I receive from my clients is for help composing a specific meal plan that will get them the results they want. Many people are confused by the plethora of diet options they’ve read about online or in magazines, seen on popular television shows, or heard about from friends or family members. With diet options ranging from low carb to low fat, from Paleo to vegetarian, and from juicing to whole foods, it can be easy to get confused. So what does the perfect day of eating look like?
Older generations like to poke fun at millennials for how they stare at screens rather than have conversations face to face. But, ironically, much of that screen-staring time is spent connecting with other people. Millennials chat on social media apps and make plans over texts. Facebook (and Myspace before it) even counts the number of friends you have and pressures you to keep that friend-count high so you don't look like a loser.
A few thousand years ago, before the dawn of the industrial age and Twitter, a Greek philosopher was the first to postulate that the earth might be, in fact, round.
For years, we have known the adverse impact that smoking can have on the body. Studies have shown the harmful effects years of smoking has on someone's overall health, but what about the effects of smoking on a person's bank account?
Research shows that positive self-talk can increase your lifespan, help your physical and emotional health, strengthen your well–being and provide better coping skills during hardships and times of stress. Self-talk is the voice in your mind that controls your thoughts about yourself and your life. Reachout.com states “What you say in your mind can determine a lot of how you feel about who you are.”
A staggering 87 percent of Americans are avoiding one food that’s known to control appetite, stabilize blood sugars, prevent obesity, keep bowels regular, reduce blood pressure, lower the risk of heart disease, inhibit cataract formation and protect against some forms of cancer. Could it be acai berries? Green coffee bean extract? Kefir?
Mummies in space? Not quite, but new research suggests they are somewhat linked.
“Most people are about as happy as they have made up their minds to be.”- attributed to Abraham Lincoln
Are the “health foods” you’re buying actually healthy for you? While no single food is unhealthy enough to warrant being universally labeled as a ...
A group of scientists specializing in sweet potato farming is being honored for making the root vegetable even more healthy and possibly reducing hunger for ...
A new selection of items with a back-to-school theme is available at Kohl’s stores through September as part of the Kohl’s Cares program ...
TV LAND — It’s the beginning of July, which means we're just getting into the first true month of summer. Although there is still ...
Since 1789, 43 men have assumed the office of president of the United States, each with differing personalities, goals and perspectives.
Whether you notice it or not, balance is a key player in everyday life. Balancing your checkbook, balancing work and play, or simply balancing in ...
Why do some women want to bring other women down?
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